heat stroke

Pets prone to heat stoke during summer

Heat stroke can be deadly especially for dogs with squished noses like pugs and French and English bulldogs.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Hot temperatures don’t just have an effect on us but on our furry friends as well. While some people may choose to run errands leaving their pets in their car, a spokesperson at a local animal shelter says it’s better to leave them at home. Animals have a harder time cooling off and don’t sweat as much…

Sanford Health Expert Offers Safety Guidelines For Heat Stroke Awareness Day

They recommend using curbside pickup and delivery for items you may need you're worried about the outbreak.

FARGO, N.D. — Today is Heat Stroke Awareness Day and health experts at Sanford Health are reminding people to not leave their kids in the car. Experts say leaving your unattended child in the vehicle is dangerous as your car can heat up quickly in the sun. They say planning ahead of schedule is always smart. They recommend using curbside…

How to Beat the Heat in the Red River Valley

A local doctor gave us advice on how to get through the summer heat

FARGO, ND — With temperatures getting in the 90’s, we asked a local doctor how to beat the heat. Dr. Ann Safo from Sanford Family Medicine recommends drinking a pint of water every hour and wearing loose clothing. Do not leave children or animals inside a car even if the window is cracked. While things like Gatorade will help hydration,…